Oxford Harriet Beecher Stowe Reader / Edition 1

Oxford Harriet Beecher Stowe Reader / Edition 1

by Joan D. Hedrick
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195091175

ISBN-13: 2900195091174

Pub. Date: 10/08/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The Oxford Harriet Beecher Stowe Reader presents a balanced collection of Stowe's most important writings from the 1830s through the 1860s. Divided into three sections, it is representative of her broad range, rhetorical strategies, and cultural designs on the world.

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The Oxford Harriet Beecher Stowe Reader presents a balanced collection of Stowe's most important writings from the 1830s through the 1860s. Divided into three sections, it is representative of her broad range, rhetorical strategies, and cultural designs on the world.

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ISBN-13:
2900195091174
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/08/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
580

Table of Contents

A Note on the Text
Acknowledgments
Chronology
Introduction
I. Early Essays and Sketches
1. "Modern Uses of Language" (1833)
2. "Uncle Enoch" (1835)
3. "The Old Meeting-House: Sketch from the Note-Book of an Old Gentlemen" (1840)
4. "The Canal-Boat" (1841)
II. Antislavery Writings
1. To the Editor of the Cincinnati Journal and Luminary (1836)
2. "Uncle Sam's Emancipation: A Sketch" (1845)
3. "The Freeman's Dream: A Parable" (1850)
4. Letters (1851-53)
Frederick Douglass
Catharine Beecher
Henry Ward Beecher
Gamaliel Bailey
The Reverend Joel Parker
Henry Ward Beecher
Eliza Cabot Follen
William Lloyd Garrison
5. Uncle Tom's Cabin: or, Life among the Lowly (1852)
6. From A Key to "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (1853)
7. "An Affectionate and Christian Address of Many Thousands of Women of Great Britain and Ireland to Their Sisters the Women of the United States of America" (1852)
8. "An Appeal to Women of the Free States of America, on the Present Crisis on Our Country" (1854)
9. From Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp (1856)
10. "What Is to Be Done With Them?" (1852)
11. "Will You Take a Pilot?" (1862)
12. Playbill from Uncle Tom's Cabin Show (c. 1865)
III. Domestic Culture and Politics
1. "Trials of a Housekeeper" (1839)
2. To Sarah Buckingham Beecher (1850)
3. "What Is a Home?" (1864)
4. "Servants" (1864)
5. Selections from Little Foxes (1865)
6. "Home Decoration" (1869)
7. "The True Story of Lady Byron's Life" (1869)
Suggestions for Further Reading

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